2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog

Graduation Map: Associate of Arts


July 1, 2019

How to Use the Graduation Map


Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Semester 1 - Fall (14-15 Credit Hours)


Semester 2 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


  • 3 Credits
  • 4 Credits
  • Both a Life Science and a Physical Science course are requirements for completion of the AA degree
    Life Sciences: BIOL 1114 General Biology* or BIOL 2224 Anatomy and Physiology I*​
    Physical Sciences: CHEM 1104 Chemistry for Non-Majors* or CHEM 1204 General Chemistry* or ESCI 11-4 Earth Science* or GEOL 1104 Physical Geology* or PHYS 1114 Physical Science*​ or PHYS 1124 Astronomy*

  • 3 Credits
  • HIST 2223 United States History To 1865* or HIST 2233 United States History Since 1865* or POLS 1113 American National Government*

  • 3 Credits
  • Three Social Sciences courses are required for completion of the AA degree
    ANTH 1113 General Anthropology* or ECON 2203 Macroeconomics* or ECON 2213 Microeconomics* or POLS 1123 American State and Local Government* or PSYC 1103 General Psychology* or SOC 1103 Introduction to Sociology* or SOC 2203 Social Problems* or a History/Government  or World History course not previously chosen: HIST 2223 United States History To 1865* or HIST 2233 United States History Since 1865* or HIST 2253 World Civilization to 1500* or HIST 2263 World Civilization since 1500* or POLS 1113 American National Government*

  • 3 Credits
  • Select a course not previously chosen: FREN 1103 or FREN 1113 or SPAN 1103 or SPAN 1113 or SPAN 2113 or SPAN 2123


  • ► Progress check: Meet with the Transfer Center Coordinator for university transfer and scholarship deadlines.

Semester 3 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 4 - Spring (13-14 Credit Hours)


  • 3 Credits
  • ART 1593 Art Appreciation* or MUS 1213 Music Appreciation* or ENG 2393 Creative Writing* or PHIL 1123 Introduction to Philosophy*

  • 3 Credits
  • Select a course not previously chosen: ANTH 1113 or ECON 2203 or ECON 2213 or POLS 1123 or PSYC 1103 or SOC 1103 or SOC 2203 or a History/Government or World History course not previously chosen: HIST 2223 or HIST 2233 or HIST 2253 or HIST 2263 or POLS 1113

  • 3 Credits
  • Select a course not previously chosen: ANTH 1113 or ECON 2203 or ECON 2213 or POLS 1123 or PSYC 1103 or SOC 1103 or SOC 2203 or a History/Government or World History course not previously chosen: HIST 2223 or HIST 2233 or HIST 2253 or HIST 2263 or POLS 1113

  • 1-3 Credits
  • If a one-hour course was chosen in the previous semester, choose a second one-hour PE course. If no PE course has been completed, choose PE 1102 Life Fitness Concepts  and a 3-hour elective or PE 1113 Health And Safety*  and a 2-hour elective. 

  • 2-3 Credits
  • Choose a 2-hour elective or 3-hour elective based on your PE choice above.

60 Total Program Hours


* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

The NPC Honors Program


The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications.
Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.